Ethcing with large margins. Plate 100 x 89mm (4 x 3½"). Crease.
Caricatured head of Oglethrope; he has an enormous nose and projecting jaw, giving the appearance of extreme old age; he wears a short bushy wig. James Edward Oglethorpe (1696-1785) the British general, Member of Parliament, philanthropist, and founder of the colony of Georgia. As a social reformer, he hoped to resettle Britain's poor, especially those in debtor's prisons, in the New World.
BM Satires: 5880.
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